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Sports News of Sunday, 28 August 2022


Sadiq hands Almeria first league win of the season

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Super Eagles striker Umar Sadiq was the hero on the night as UD Almeria took their first win of the 2022/23 LaLiga season.

The Nigerian international was instrumental in Rojiblancos’ 2-1 win over former Europa league champions Sevilla at the Estadio del Mediterraneo on Saturday.

The visitors went ahead in the first half after Oliver Torres strike flew into the back of the net in the 30th minute.

Almeria refused to back down and began to press for an equalizer, which finally came before the half time break.

Former Manchester United academy graduate Ramazani bagged his second goal in three games for Almeria, getting on the end of Alejandro Pozo’s assist in the 42nd minute.

Almeria completed the come back, ten minutes into the second half, thanks to a perfect team goal from Sadiq Umar.

The goal proved to be enough as Almeria defended their lead to secure their first win of the campaign.

Umar, Almeria top scorer from last season now has two goals in three LaLiga games this season.

He also completed (2) key passes and created one (1) big chance from his 27 touches all through the game.